China’s Telecommunications Manufacturer ZTE On A Roll
From Telecomweb: ZTE Lands Largest Next-Gen Network Deal
"China’s ZTE won a contract from China Telecom, China’s largest fixed-line operator, to build what it says will be the world’s largest fixed, next-generation network (NGN). As part of the deal, ZTE will be the exclusive provider for the fixed NGN-backbone, long-distance voice portion of the network. Suppliers for the data portion have not yet been disclosed, nor has China Telecom said how much it plans to spend on its network in total. As a benchmark, the U.K.’s British Telecom is spending $19 billion during the next five years building its NGN."
From Unstrung: ZTE Expands US Presence
"China’s largest listed telecommunications manufacturer and leading wireless solutions provider, has announced today the opening of its new US Corporate Headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
The new office will support ZTE’s long established R&D centres in New Jersey, Dallas and San Diego and signifies the Corporation’s commitment to its progress within the US market. Since 1998, ZTE’s US R&D centres have focussed on three principal communications systems: VoIP, optical broadband access and wireless solutions, and have established ZTE as one of the leading manufacturers of WiMAX technology."
From webitpr: ZTE Becomes Mongolia’s Biggest Telecom Equipment Provider
"Existing ZTE network is expanded to cover the whole of Mongolia – the largest deployment of ZTE’s CDMA2000 1X technology
ZTE Corporation, China’s largest listed telecommunications manufacturer and leading wireless solutions provider, is now the largest provider of telecommunications equipment in Mongolia. The announcement follows a series of contracts won with Mongolia Telecom, the country’s biggest fixed line operator; Skytel, the country’s only CDMA mobile operator; and government departments including the Information Communication Technology Authority (ICTA)."